Tag Archives: Cal Schenkel

a graphic frank

by Art Chantry: i’m all excited about this thing. it’s a gig poster by frank zappa from back in the early early daze. seems ol’ frank also dabbled in graphics, as well. he was pretty darn cool, too. it;’s such … Continue reading

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frank: we’re only in it for the art

Frank Zappa. A game changer. And much of the aesthetic projection can be credited to Cal Schenkel… by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com ) Where would we all be if there had never been a Frank Zappa? I  mean, the guy … Continue reading

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perfect: dickless world

perfect . Angy and female and speaking truthfulness to power…. Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): This is one of those perfect little things. It’s graphic design at it’s most concise and persuasive and exactingly created. It’s absolutely exquisite. What? You think it’s … Continue reading

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Captain Beowulf & Carp Mask Replica

$99 for hand painted replicas of original art work. Painter, designer and illustrator Cal Schenkel has been offering reproductions of his iconic album cover of Captain Beefheart’s Trout Mask Replica. Both absurd and surreal, the imagery of Trout Mask leaves … Continue reading

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''The Natural'' Celebrates The Ugly & Grotesque

Cal Schenkel is a designer and artist  who first came to attention as the creator of Frank Zappa’s  record album covers in the late 1960′s. He is referred to as Frank Zappa’s art engineer and was given responsibility to develop … Continue reading

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